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  • At the leading edge of sewage biogas - now and a century ago

    In the city which built the UK's first anaerobic digester in 1895 and had sewage-gas street lighting around the 1900s, today's state-of-the-art sewage biogas analysis equipment is monitoring today's biogas at South West Water's Countess Wear Sewage Treatment Works in Exeter. On watch Countess Wear's sludge reception centre serves more than ...


    By Geotech

  • Metal Failures in Products can Lead to Injuries and Product Recalls

    Last month, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall of over 10,000 woman’s bicycles imported into the United States by a Pennsylvania firm.  The recall was prompted by reports of the Fuji Saratoga Women’s Bicycles experiencing broken frames during use.  The bicycles were sold from November 2007 through December of 2011.   Also last month, ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Aluminum Dusts Can Lead to Deadly Combustible Dust Explosions

    Aluminum, known by its symbol Al, is the third most abundant element in the Earth’s crust.  Aluminum and its alloys are vital components in a number of modern products and structural elements used today.  It is known for its low density and ability to resist corrosion making it the most widely used non-ferrous metal. Millions of tons of the metal are produced each year for global ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Louisiana Mold and Lead Testing Laboratory Receives A2LA Accreditation

    EMSL Analytical, a leading provider of advanced environmental laboratory services, has recently announced that their Baton Rouge laboratory has been accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for mold and lead testing.  The news has already spread quickly with indoor air quality and environmental professionals who previously had limited choices for their ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • California Could be the First State to Require Lead Free Ammunition

    Earlier this month, the California Senate easily passed Assembly Bill 711 which had previously been passed in the Assembly back in May. The new legislation, if signed by the governor, would make California the first state to require the use of non-lead ammunition for the taking of all wildlife in California.  It would include hunting for game mammals, game birds, nongame birds and nongame ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Leading businesses push boundaries of corporate responsibility into the supply chain

    Seven large businesses have demonstrated their sustainability leadership by becoming the first organisations to be awarded the new Carbon Trust Standard for Supply Chain, launched today at an event at the British Academy in Central London. The pathfinder companies – ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EMSL Analytical Offers Radiological Sample Analysis

    Cinnaminson, NJ, April 28th, 2011 Twenty-five years ago the world faced one of the first major crises at a nuclear power plant in Chernobyl.  Earlier this year the public was reminded of the potential hazards associated with nuclear energy when a nuclear power plant in Japan began releasing radiation after it was hit with a massive earthquake and tsunami. The most recent crisis has ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • First China Metal Analysis Forum a success!

    On July 27 2012, Oxford Instruments successfully held its first China Metal Analysis Forum in Jinan, Shandong Province, China. This event marked the start to a series of metal analysis forums to be held across China within the next 12 months. The Chinese metal industry is booming. Up to date market knowledge and networking are essential to be ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Leading businesses push boundaries of corporate responsibility into the supply chain

    Seven pathfinder companies awarded Carbon Trust Standard for Supply Chain: ABP Food Group Aviva Central England Co-operative Deloitte UK Nationwide PwC UK Willmott Dixon Seven large ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Asbestos Analysis Laboratory Celebrates 30th Anniversary

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., the world's leading asbestos testing laboratory is celebrating its 30th year of providing quality asbestos laboratory results to asbestos and environmental professionals worldwide. Opening in 1981 in Camden, NJ, in a small storefront building on Market Street, EMSL has now grown to over 39 locations throughout the United States and Canada.  In addition to asbestos ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL Receives NJDEP Certification for TO-17 Analysis

    EMSL is pleased to announce that their TO-17 Laboratory has received NJDEP certification for TO-17 analysis at their state-of-the-art laboratory in Cinnaminson.  EMSL is also certified by NJDEP for TO-15 and Low Level TO-15 analysis. “We are pleased to have received this accreditation from NJDEP.  Our quality results have been recognized by many state, federal and private ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Protecting Workers and the Public from Lead Poisoning Exposure Risks

    This summer, the Portland Press Herald published a series of articles entitled, “Federal law to prevent lead poisoning goes largely unenforced.”  The article discusses the 2010 Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule that is meant to protect the public and workers from lead and lead dust hazards associated with activities dealing with lead-based paints.  The ...

  • Agilent Technologies to separate into two industry-leading public companies

    Increases strategic flexibility of both standalone businesses Highlights: Two publicly traded companies will offer shareholders distinct opportunities with unique investment identities $3.9 billion(1) Agilent life sciences, diagnostics, applied markets company $2.9 billion(1) electronic measurement company, to be named later ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • World Bank initiates carbon footprint analysis

    Responding to pressure from the environmental community and U.S. lawmakers, the World Bank plans to estimate the carbon footprints of its future projects. The Bank, in collaboration with the world's leading multilateral development banks, is creating a common method for estimating a project's associated greenhouse gas emissions. The assessments are expected to bring greater transparency to the ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Detecting Lead Hotspots In Urban Gardens Requires Different Sampling Strategies

    The local food movement is gaining traction in cities across America, with urban gardens contributing a healthy source of fresh produce for local citizens as well as providing a social outlet for gardeners and creating open spaces for residents to enjoy. Urban gardening is not without risks, however. Many garden plots within cities were previously inhabited by residences or industrial buildings ...


    By SRA Information Technology

  • Markes international to showcase leading thermal desorption technology at PITTCON 2010

    Specialist analytical thermal desorption instrumentation manufacturer Markes International Ltd announces that it will demonstrate its market-leading systems for thermal desorption (TD) at PITTCON 2010. The new TD-100 is the latest in a line of innovative and technologically advanced thermal desorption systems from the company. It will be showcased alongside the latest higher temperature and ...


    By Markes International Ltd

  • Leading Asbestos Lab Experts Return From ASTM Johnson Conference

    EMSL Celebrates 30th Anniversary our leading experts from EMSL Analytical, Inc. recently returned from The ASTM Johnson Conference.  The conference sponsored by ASTM Committee D22 on Air Quality was  held last week at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont. Objectives of the conference were asbestos monitoring, with emphasis on topics such as the current regulatory ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EMSL’s North Carolina Lead Testing Laboratory Receives AIHA Accreditation

    EMSL Analytical is proud to announce that our laboratory in Charlotte, North Carolina has been granted accreditation through the American Industrial Hygiene Association Laboratory Accreditation Program (AIHA-LAP). The Charlotte lab is now AIHA-LAP ELLAP accredited for lead testing. The Environmental Lead Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELLAP) is recognized by the EPA National Lead ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Kroff Lab Services, Inc. Established to Provide Advanced Water Testing and Analysis for Oil & Gas Clients and Other Industry Sectors

    Kroff, Inc., one of the fastest-growing water treatment companies in the United States, continues to expand its service array in the growing market of water and wastewater treatment with the official launch of Kroff Lab Services, Inc. (KLS).  The lab includes a ...


    By Kroff, Inc.

  • AWWA announces “Getting Your Water System Ahead of Lead” webcast

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA) announced today that it will host the “Getting Your Water System Ahead of Lead” webcast on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. EDT. The webcast will offer insight into the current Lead and Copper Rule and the ...

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